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PONTON D'AMECOURT, Gustave

Among his deep research on particular in studies of Merovingian coins delivered to the Historical and Archaeological Society of Maine where he was a member. Friend of Félix Nadar and Jules Verne, he was a key precursor to all. Scholar, having studied mathematics, Sanskrit, old Greek and Latin, he holds the Legion of Honor. The word "helicopter" was invented by Gustave de Ponton d'Amécourt, from G…